Justin Meehan discusses the evolution of Hun Yuan Tai Ji Quan from its roots in Chen Style Tai Ji to the distinctive internal system propagated by Meehan’s teacher, Grandmaster Feng Zhi Qiang. The fundamental principles and major practices areas are described; these include specific Qi Gong exercises, silk reeling exercises, forms and push hands. The challenges to the system following Feng’s passing are noted. Additional material includes excerpts from interviews with Feng, a detailed biography, his remarks on the 48-posture form, historic photos, and a Pinyin glossary.
Evolution and Future of Hun Yuan Tai JiJoseph Spagnuolo